Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This can be used to help with research and planning.
You can choose to stop your confidential patient information from being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.
Your choice will apply to health care systems in England only.
How to opt-out?
To opt-out online, visit the following link www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/ or by ringing 0300 303 5678.
Please also complete a Type 1 Opt-out form for EACH household member that would like to opt-out.
You can complete the form and hand in at reception, send via post, or scan in a copy and send back to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org